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Hail Roofing: Choosing the Right Roof

Hail Roofing: Choosing the Right Roof

Hail Proof RoofingA roof that can stand up against any hail storm event depends on your view of what should be considered a roof. If you are considering living in a bunker underground, with at least 6" of soil and a solid concrete slab as a "roof", then good news, there are options for you out there. Unfortunately for those of us that own a home or building above ground, there isn’t a single solution that truly provides a "hail-proof" option for your roof.Protection against Hail StormsIn order t …
Aug 14th 2017 Steve Collins
Does Metal Roofing Attract Lightning Strikes?

Does Metal Roofing Attract Lightning Strikes?

METAL MYTH #1: METAL ROOFS ATTRACT LIGHTNINGWhen you start talking to your friends and family about your new metal roof, inevitably someone will gasp and say, “Don’t you know that your metal roof attracts lightning!” They might tell you that, unless you’re trying to power the Delorean and you need your building to light up like the Clock Tower in Back to the Future, you should avoid a metal roof.Did the Clock Tower have a metal roof? Probably not. Source giphy.comTHE TRUTHFirst, we need a bas …
Jan 15th 2016 Katie Smith